Green power on track to overtake coal in Germany by year end

FILE PHOTO: A wind turbine used to generate electricity near the Ruhr area city of Marl, Germany April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Green energy is on track to overtake coal as Germany’s main power source this year, with renewables set to cover a record 38 percent of the country’s electricity consumption, two percent up from 2017, two energy industry groups said on Thursday. The figures from the energy industry group BDEW and research institute […]

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